HTML and CSS: Design and Build Websites

By Jon Duckett

A full-color creation to the fundamentals of HTML and CSS from the publishers of Wrox! 

Every day, progressively more humans are looking to examine a few HTML and CSS. becoming a member of the pro internet designers and programmers are new audiences who want to know somewhat of code at paintings (update a content material administration approach or e-commerce shop) and those that have the desire to make their own blogs extra beautiful. Many books educating HTML and CSS are dry and in simple terms written when you are looking to develop into programmers, that is why this e-book takes a completely new approach.

  • Introduces HTML and CSS in a fashion that makes them obtainable to everyone—hobbyists, scholars, and professionals—and it’s full-color throughout
  • Utilizes details photographs and way of life images to give an explanation for the themes in an easy approach that's engaging
  • Boasts a different constitution in order to development in the course of the chapters from commencing to finish or simply dip into themes of specific curiosity at your leisure

This academic e-book is person who you'll take pleasure in selecting up, analyzing, then referring again to. it'll make you need different technical themes have been provided in this kind of uncomplicated, beautiful and fascinating way!

This booklet is additionally to be had as a part of a collection in hardcover - Web layout with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery, 9781119038634; and in softcover - Web layout with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery, 9781118907443.

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The Rails 4 Way (3rd Edition) (Addison-Wesley Professional Ruby)

By Kevin Faustino

The “Bible” for Rails improvement: Now totally up-to-date for Rails 4.1


"When I learn The Rails method for the 1st time, I felt like i really understood Rails for the 1st time.”

—From the Foreword through Steve Klabnik


Ruby on Rails four is leaner, tighter, or even extra precious to expert internet builders. greater than ever, it is helping you specialise in what issues so much: supplying company price through fresh and maintainable code.


The Rails 4 method is the one complete, authoritative advisor to supplying production-quality code with Rails four. Kevin Faustino joins pioneering Rails developer Obie Fernandez to light up the complete Rails four API, together with its strongest and smooth idioms, layout methods, and libraries. They current broad new and up to date content material on defense, functionality, caching, Haml, RSpec, Ajax, the Asset Pipeline, and more.


Through specified code examples, you’ll dive deep into the Rails four code base, detect why Rails is designed because it is, and tips on how to make it just do what you will want. confirmed in dozens of creation structures, this book’s suggestions will maximize your productiveness and assist you construct extra profitable strategies. You’ll are looking to retain this advisor by means of your computer—you’ll consult with it constantly.


This advisor can help you

  • Build strong, scalable REST-compliant APIs
  • Program advanced application flows utilizing motion Controller
  • Represent versions, relationships, CRUD operations, searches, validation, callbacks, and more
  • Smoothly evolve program database schema through Migrations
  • Apply complicated energetic list thoughts: single-table inheritance, polymorphic versions, and more
  • Create visible parts with motion View and partials
  • Optimize functionality and scalability with view caching
  • Master the hugely efficient Haml HTML templating engine
  • Make the main of Rails’ method of consultation management
  • Secure your structures with Rails 4’s more desirable authentication and authorization
  • Resist SQL Injection, XSS, XSRF, and different attacks
  • Extend Rails with renowned gemstones and plugins, and discover ways to write your own
  • Integrate e-mail prone with motion Mailer
  • Use Ajax through Rails four help for unobtrusive JavaScript
  • Improve responsiveness with history processing
  • Leverage Asset Pipeline to simplify improvement, enhance perceived functionality, and decrease server burdens
  • Accelerate implementation and advertise maintainability with RSpec

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Amazon Web Services For Dummies

By Bernard Golden

Create dynamic cloud-based web pages with Amazon net providers and this pleasant guide!

As the biggest cloud computing platform on the earth, Amazon internet companies (AWS) presents some of the most well known internet prone thoughts on hand. This easy-to-understand advisor is the correct creation to the Amazon internet providers platform and all it might do for you. you will know about the Amazon internet providers software set; how assorted net prone (including S3, Amazon EC2, and Amazon versatile funds) and Glacier paintings; and the way you could enforce AWS on your organization.

  • Explains how one can use Amazon internet companies to shop gadgets, take funds, deal with huge amounts of knowledge, ship e-mails, set up push notifications, and extra out of your website
  • Details how AWS can lessen charges, enhance potency, bring up productiveness, and cut back on pricey investments - and administrative complications - on your organization
  • Includes functional examples and precious step by step lists that can assist you scan with various AWS good points and create a strong web site that meets your needs

Amazon net prone For Dummies is strictly what you must get your head within the cloud with Amazon internet Services!

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The Mobile Book (By Smashing Magazine)

By Josh Clark, Jeremy Keith, Peter-Paul Koch, Stephanie Rieger, Trent Walton, Brad Frost, Dave Olsen, Dennis Kardys

Fast Overview

Our fresh published cellular e-book positive aspects crucial issues it's worthwhile to be aware of as a clothier, developer or cellular strategist in your web pages. You’ll dive deep into the peculiarities of the cellular undefined, discover responsive layout technique, layout styles and optimization ideas, know about wireframing and prototyping for cellular in addition to the tips for designing with gestures and contact. As an additional, the booklet presents insights into the preferred systems comparable to iOS, home windows mobilephone and so on. in addition to introduces constructing and debugging concepts for complex HTML5 internet applications.

Table of Contents

- Foreword by way of Jeremy Keith

- What’s occurring In cellular? via Peter-Paul Koch
- the way forward for cellular through Stephanie Rieger

- Responsive layout method via Trent Walton
- Responsive layout styles by way of Brad Frost
- Optimizing For cellular by way of Dave Olson

- Hands-On layout For cellular via Dennis Kardys
- Designing For contact through Josh Clark

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Python Web Development with Django

By Jeff Forcier, Paul Bissex

Utilizing the straightforward, strong, Python-based Django framework, you could construct robust net strategies with remarkably few traces of code. In Python internet improvement with Django®, 3 skilled Django and Python builders disguise all of the suggestions, instruments, and ideas you want to utilize Django 1.0, together with the entire significant gains of the hot free up.


The authors educate Django via in-depth motives, plus offer vast pattern code supported with photographs and line-by-line causes. You’ll become aware of how Django leverages Python’s improvement velocity and adaptability that can assist you resolve a large spectrum of internet improvement difficulties and research Django most sensible practices lined nowhere else. You’ll construct your first Django program in precisely mins and deepen your real-world abilities via start-to-finish program tasks including

  • Simple net log (blog)
  • Online photograph gallery
  • Simple content material administration process
  • Ajax-powered reside blogger
  • Online resource code sharing/syntax highlighting instrument
  • How to run your Django purposes at the Google App Engine


This entire advisor begins via introducing Python, Django, and internet improvement techniques, then dives into the Django framework, delivering a deep figuring out of its significant elements (models, perspectives, templates), and the way they arrive jointly to shape whole internet functions. After a dialogue of 4 self sustaining operating Django purposes, assurance turns to complex subject matters, reminiscent of caching, extending the template approach, syndication, admin customization, and trying out. beneficial reference appendices hide utilizing the command-line, fitting and configuring Django, improvement instruments, exploring present Django purposes, the Google App Engine, and the way to get extra concerned with the Django community.



Introduction 1


Part I: Getting Started

Chapter 1: functional Python for Django 7

Chapter 2: Django for the Impatient: construction a weblog 57

Chapter three: beginning Out 77


Part II: Django in Depth

Chapter four: Defining and utilizing versions 89

Chapter five: URLs, HTTP Mechanisms, and perspectives 117

Chapter 6: Templates and shape Processing 135


Part III: Django functions through Example

Chapter 7: photograph Gallery 159

Chapter eight: content material administration procedure 181

Chapter nine: Liveblog 205

Chapter 10: Pastebin 221


Part IV: complex Django thoughts and Features

Chapter eleven: complex Django Programming 235

Chapter 12: complicated Django Deployment 261


Part V: Appendices

Appendix A: Command Line fundamentals 285

Appendix B: fitting and operating Django 295

Appendix C: instruments for useful Django improvement 313

Appendix D: discovering, comparing, and utilizing Django purposes 321

Appendix E: Django at the Google App Engine 325

Appendix F: getting concerned within the Django undertaking 337


Index 339

Colophon 375

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XML For Dummies

By Lucinda Dykes, Ed Tittel

See how XML works for enterprise wishes and RSS feeds

Create consistency on the internet, or tag your info for various purposes

Tag -- XML is it! XML tags allow you to proportion your layout in addition to your facts, and this convenient advisor will express you ways. you will soon be utilizing this markup language to create every little thing from websites to enterprise types, getting to know schemas and DOCTYPES, wandering the Xpath, teaming up XML with place of work 2003, and more.

become aware of how to
* Make details portable
* Use XML with notice 2003
* shop sorts of data
* Convert HTML files to XHTML
* upload CSS to XML
* comprehend and use DTDs

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Smashing CSS: Professional Techniques for Modern Layout

PROFESSIONAL innovations for contemporary LAYOUT

Smashing CSS takes you well past the fundamentals, overlaying not just the finer issues of structure and results, yet introduces you to the long run with HTML5 and CSS3. only a few within the can express you the fine details of CSS like Eric Meyer and inside of Smashing CSS Eric offers ideas which are thorough, totally worthwhile, and universally acceptable within the actual international. From selecting the right instruments, to CSS results and CSS3 suggestions with jQuery, Smashing CSS is the sensible consultant to development glossy net layouts.

With Smashing CSS you'll find out how to:

  • Throw components offscreen/hide them
  • Create body/HTML backgrounds in XHTML
  • Usemore than 15 structure strategies together with clearfix, two/three uncomplicated columns, pretend columns, One real format, Holy Grail, em-based format, fluid grids, sticky footers, and more
  • Use various CSS results together with CSS popups, boxpunching, rounded corners, CSS sprites, Sliding doorways, Liquid Bleach, ragged floats, and more
  • Apply CSS desk styling together with utilizing thead, tfoot, and tbody, row headers, column-oriented styling (classes); styling info tables with jQuery, tables to graphs, tables to maps; and more
  • Use CSS3 parts together with rounded corners, a number of backgrounds, RGBA, utilizing jQuery to do CSS3 decisions and loads more.

Eric Meyer is an across the world well-known professional at the topics of HTML, CSS, and net criteria, and has been engaged on the internet on account that 1993. Smashing CSS is for builders who have already got a few adventure with CSS and JavaScript and are prepared for extra complicated techniques.

Smashing Magazine ( is likely one of the world's most well liked website design websites. real to the Smashing venture, the Smashing journal booklet sequence provides invaluable and leading edge info to net designers and developers.

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Phishing Exposed

By Lance James

Phishing uncovered unveils the strategies phishers hire that permit them to effectively devote fraudulent acts opposed to the worldwide monetary undefined.

Also highlights the inducement, psychology and felony elements encircling this misleading paintings of exploitation. The exterior possibility review workforce will define leading edge forensic suggestions hired in an effort to unveil the identities of those prepared contributors, and doesn't hesitate to stay candid in regards to the felony problems that make prevention and apprehension so tough this day.

This identify offers an in-depth, high-tech view from either side of the taking part in box, and is a true eye-opener for the typical web person, the complicated safeguard engineer, on up in the course of the senior government administration of a bank. this is often the e-book to supply the intelligence essential to remain one step sooner than the enemy, and to effectively hire a pro-active and assured procedure opposed to the evolving assaults opposed to e-commerce and its shoppers.

* Unveils the strategies phishers hire that permit them to effectively dedicate fraudulent acts
* bargains an in-depth, high-tech view from each side of the enjoying box to this present epidemic
* remain one step prior to the enemy with all of the most recent info

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HTML & CSS: The Good Parts (Animal Guide)

By Ben Henick

HTML and CSS are the workhorses of website design, and utilizing them jointly to construct constant, trustworthy web content calls for either ability and information. the duty is more challenging in case you are counting on outmoded, complicated, and pointless HTML hacks and workarounds. writer Ben Henick indicates you the way to prevent these traps through going past the normal information, methods, and methods to attach the underlying thought and layout of HTML and CSS on your daily paintings habits.

With this sensible booklet, you are going to the way to paintings with those instruments way more successfully than is ordinary perform for many net builders. even if you handcraft person pages or construct templates, HTML & CSS: the nice Parts can help you get the main out of those instruments in all elements of online page design-from format to typography and to color.

  • Structure HTML markup to maximise the facility of CSS
  • Implement complicated multi-column layouts from scratch
  • Improve website construction values with complex CSS techniques
  • Support formal usability and accessibility standards with instruments outfitted into HTML and CSS
  • Avoid the main tense browser and platform limitations

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Learning HTML5 by Creating Fun Games

By Rodrigo Silveira

Learning may be enjoyable, in particular by way of attending to grips with HTML5. each one bankruptcy of this booklet teaches a brand new thought of HTML5 by means of supporting you enhance a suitable online game. It’s schooling with no the effort.


  • Learn the fundamentals of this rising know-how and feature enjoyable doing it
  • Unleash the hot and intriguing positive factors and APIs of HTML5
  • Create responsive video games that may be performed on a browser and on a cellular device

In Detail

HTML is speedy, safe, responsive, interactive, and stunningly attractive. It allows you to objective the most important variety of units and browsers with the smallest amount of attempt. operating with the newest applied sciences is often enjoyable and with a swiftly turning out to be cellular industry, it's a new and interesting position to be.

"Learning HTML5 by means of developing enjoyable video games" takes you thru the adventure of studying HTML5 correct from developing the surroundings to making fully-functional video games. it's going to assist you discover the fundamentals when you paintings during the complete booklet with the final touch of every game.

"Learning HTML5 by means of growing enjoyable video games" takes a truly pleasant method of instructing enjoyable, foolish video games for the aim of supplying you with a radical grounding in HTML5. The booklet has basically as a lot conception because it has to, frequently in tip bins, with many of the details explaining the best way to create HTML5 canvas video games. you'll be assisted with plenty of easy steps with screenshots development in the direction of foolish yet addictive games.

The ebook introduces you to HTML5 by way of assisting you already know the setup and the underlying atmosphere. As you begin development your first video game that could be a typography online game, you realize the importance of parts utilized in online game improvement corresponding to enter kinds, net types, and so on.We will see the way to write a latest browser-compatible code whereas making a uncomplicated Jelly Wobbling video game. each one video game introduces you to a complicated subject resembling vector pix, local audio manipulation, and dragging-and-dropping. within the later component to the ebook, you will see that your self constructing the recognized snake video game utilizing requestAnimationFrame in addition to the canvas API, and adorning it extra with internet messaging, net garage, and native garage. The final online game of this ebook, a 2nd house shooter online game, will then assist you comprehend cellular layout considerations.

What you'll study from this book

  • Understand why the open net is the easiest platform to improve for
  • Set up a neighborhood internet improvement environment
  • Create DOM-based video games reminiscent of a typography online game utilizing semantic HTML5 tags and CSS3 features
  • Use the recent canvas point to create a second house shooter game
  • Discover writing transportable code whereas constructing a easy Jelly Wobbling Gravity Game
  • Create animations utilizing RequestAninmationFrame whereas improvising the Snake game.
  • Make your video games transportable throughout machine and cellular devices
  • Get begun with WebGL for 3D online game improvement, and with different upcoming HTML5 positive factors and APIs


By educating HTML5 via constructing interesting video games, the reader will see concrete functions for every of the innovations, and also will have a strong deliverable on the finish of every bankruptcy – a completely practical video game. We examine some of the options utilizing very summary examples – the way to version animals, meals, or fictitious machines. This makes studying and figuring out much more straightforward, and lots more and plenty extra enjoyable.

Who this booklet is written for

If you're want to get an outstanding grounding in tips on how to use the hot remarkable know-how that's HTML5, this e-book is for you. easy wisdom of HTML and/or HTML5 is welcome, yet not obligatory. The booklet is a pleasant and fascinating reference for beginners.

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